Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Bruno Mars’ Grammy Scholarship Expands To Include More Kids

Bruno Mars is expanding his support of a Grammy scholarship for high school students. The five-time Grammy winner had lent financial support for a student from his native Hawaii to attend the...

Online Courses Will Eventually Replace Traditional Education

The internet has changed the way humans do — well, almost everything. For instance, instead of physically giving five bucks to a friend for buying coffee, one can Venmo them. Social circles are...

5th Grader Asks Police For Homework Help On Facebook

The nation's cops, it's fair to say, face some real conundrums in the course of their duty. But a math quiz sent by a 10-year-old student? Well, that could be a...

WTF: FCC Blocks 9 Companies From Providing Low-Income Internet Access

FCC regulators are telling nine companies that they won’t be allowed to participate in a federal program intended to help them provide affordable internet access to low-income consumers — weeks after...

Fake Jobs Are Now Used To Scam College Students

First there were fake news and bogus diplomas and now, there are also fake jobs. A recent report revealed that scammers are on the loose preying upon college students who are...

The Tiny Digital Camera On Every Smartphone Has Had Real Impact On African Lives

The selfie has become a cultural symbol of mobile phones. But this fun pastime has been made possible because of path-breaking engineering inventions in digital image sensors. The inventors—Eric Fossum (USA), George...

3 Key Factors To Consider With Virtual Reality in Higher Education

There’s a lot of excitement about virtual reality (VR)—and there should be. It’s exciting, in its infancy, and reports say VR will be a $38 billion dollar industry by 2026. But there also...

Gender Swapping VR Project Educates Youth on Sex and Consent

Using virtual reality to explore and rewrite troubling social narratives. The beauty of virtual reality is that it puts us in someone else’s shoes. In the world of entertainment, which has been...

Buddy System Bracelet Offers Extra Layer Of Security For Women

Safety and security is a big issue for a lot of women. All you have to do is check out the news to understand why. In the last two or three...

This Chick Wants To Bring The World Closer Together – With Educational Apps

Caryn Antonini believes it’s crucial for children to be bilingual. She’s of the view that learning languages imparts cognitive benefits as well as social and material ones which come into play...

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CES REPORT: LG Showcase Robots That May Soon Replace Workers In...

Here come our new robot overlords. A Korean tech giant has announced three new robots that take aim at the vast and fast-growing global service...